3520 86th Street, Urbandale, IA 50322      Phone: 515-278-3945

Youth Programs & Events

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February Programs

FAMILY PROGRAMS

Dragons Love Tacos

Monday, February 20th at 3:00 PM

Dragons Love Tacos and so do we! Join us for a young chef cooking program based on the book by Adam Rubin! We’ll share the story, then work to create our own salsa to top our tacos. Parents should plan on attending and assisting! The program is designed for preschool through 2nd grade, but all are welcome. Please register online or call 278-3945.

Superhero Lego League

Saturday, February 25th at 3:00 PM

There’s no better combination than Superheroes and Legos!  We’ll have both at this special event.  Join our Super guests in overcoming Lego challenges to save the world!  Challenges won’t be easy, but we’ll work together to save the city! This program is meant for grades K-5, but siblings are welcome. Space is limited, so please register online or call 278-3945!


PRE-SCHOOL AGE PROGRAMS

Aspiring Artists

Thursday, February 23rd at 11:00 AM

Preschool children, accompanied by their adult, can explore art with an art activity and craft inspired by Andy Warhol. Please register each month online or by calling 278-3945. Click here to register.

STEAM Station

Monday, February 27th at 6:00 PM

Bring your curious preschoolers to STEAM Station where they can explore the world of science, technology, engineering, art, and math! This month we’ll be exploring bubbles with activities and experiments! Please register online or call 278-3945.


SCHOOL AGE PROGRAMS

Stop Motion Movies

Monday, February 20th from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Have you ever wanted to direct your own film?  Join us to learn the art of Lego Stop Motion Animation. You’ll learn how to write your screen play, design your sets, and work as teams to film something amazing. Space is limited, so please register! For grades 4th-8th only. Register online here.

Game On!

Wednesdays from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM in the ICN Room

Kids age 8 and up are invited to get their game-on!  We’ll have cards, board games, and chess for players of all skill levels! Come learn a new game, teach us one of your favorites, and hang out together!  Whether you’re a newbie, an intermediate or a seasoned player, drop by the library!  (Formerly known as Chess Club)

LEGO Club

Friday, February 24th from 4:00 to 5:00 PM

Kids age 5 and up, join other LEGO enthusiasts and create unique LEGO designs. LEGOs and fun provided. No registration

Minecraft

Mondays from 4:00 to 5:30 PM in the Children's Area

Kids of all ages are encouraged to test their Minecraft skills on the computers in the children’s area and with console games. No registration.

Crazy 8s

Tuesdays at 5:00 PM

Crazy 8s is a new after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week Crazy 8ers build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess… all while bonding with new friends over math. For kid in grades 1st & 2nd only. Registration is required each week – click here to register, or call 278-3945.